Video Game Attack Reviews: Aliens: Colonial Marines

Aliens: Colonial Marines is a game that has a troubled and long past while in development. Originally conceived over 10 years ago for the Xbox, it has been pushed back nearly as long as Duke Nukem was and we all know how that ended up. So through all of that Aliens had a nice one up on what Duke Nukem presented, a solid demo. Playing the demo some time ago (seriously a long while ago) gave me some hope for this long awaited game. The guns were kick ass, the tracker system was simple and effective and the Xenomorphs felt scary and refined. Did they make it just as good with the final product? Well…

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Bulgaria’s Entire Government Literally Just Said F–k It

Bulgaria, a small country on the east of the Black Sea, has had major economic problems and due to austerity, which is sweeping it’s debt infested hand across southern and eastern Europe, protests have become as common place as unemployment.

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Video Game Attack Reviews: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

The storied past of Metal Gear is one of conspiracy, governmental abuse and deep thought out characters as well as plots. The series itself has spawned the covert ops style of gaming that many of us have enjoyed over the years. One of the most well known characters of gaming, Solid Snake, has been a mainstay in the series since its early days on Nintendo and now the torch is being passed. Raiden has been handed it and is running in with swords swinging. As we learned from Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Raiden has a new cybernetically enhanced body and is now a cyborg as has become the norm in private military companies, otherwise known as PMCs. Fast forward 4 years from the end of MGS4 and we are in a world where the Patriots no longer hold any control, where PMCs have become a viable business and where cyborgs and cybernetic enhancements are commonplace. Does Metal Gear Rising stack up next to its long line of predecessors? Does it hold up as far as action or strategy games go? Here is your review.

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Why The Tea Party Are Not The Patriots They Want You To Think They Are

The Tea Party, a weird assortment of angry republicans that refuse to get behind any representative that is willing to work with a democrat, namely Barack Obama, has founded itself on the connection to the Tea Party of the 1700’s. They were fighting tyranny! Right? That’s what they state at least. But in reality (something they tend to avoid) there is not just no connection between the two, but they are in fact absolutely opposite to the T.

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